14.02.2011 10.Adar l, 5771
ADL lauds German scholar for study on anti-Semitism
The Hamburg researcher shows link between anti-Semitism of Nazis and today’s Iranian regime.
Dr. Matthias Küntzel, a Hamburg-based author and political scientist who is currently a research associate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, was honored last week by the New York-based Anti Defamation League for his work exposing the interplay between Nazi ideology and modern Iranian anti-Semitism.
“In his writing on the anti- Semitism of the Iranian regime, which he terms the ‘stepchild of German National Socialism,’ Dr. Küntzel lays bare the genocidal intent of those who are striving for nuclear weapons,” Abraham H. Foxman, ADL national director, said while presenting the ADL Paul Ehrlich-Gunther K. Schwerin Human Rights Award to Küntzel at the ADL executive committee meeting in Palm Beach, Florida….